Lloyd Aubry's practice encompasses all aspects of employment and labor law, including litigation and counseling. He represents public and private clients in a variety of matters relating to employment discrimination, wrongful discharge, wage and hour law, safety and health issues, and National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) issues. Mr. Aubry represents clients before administrative agencies and in state and federal court. A significant part of his practice involves expert testimony and consulting on issues relating to the Department of Industrial Relations. In this capacity, he has served for both employers and employees.
Prior to joining Morrison & Foerster, Mr. Aubry served as the Director of the California Department of Industrial Relations, a cabinet-level position, from 1991 to 1997. From 1989 to 1991, he practiced labor law in San Francisco, and from 1985 to 1989, he served as the State Labor Commissioner. From 1981 to 1984, he served as a Special Assistant and Counsel to the U.S. Secretary of Labor and to the Assistant Secretary for Policy. During this period he also served as a member, appointed by President Reagan, of the Commission on Agricultural Workers, a study commission created by the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA) of 1986.